INSIGHT-Niger fears contagion from Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamists

By Reuters | Wed, 19 Mar 2014 14:25 PM
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By David Lewis

DIFFA, Niger, March 19 (Reuters) - A proverb in the Hausa language, spoken on both sides of the border between Niger and Nigeria, warns: "When your neighbour's beard is on fire, fetch water and soak your own."

With conflict in Nigeria's north between the army and the Islamist militants of Boko Haram killing hundreds every month, many in southern Niger fear not enough is being done to ...

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